These are the internet speed improvements you should pay for and those that you shouldn’t.
The new standard for super-fast wireless internet is Wi-Fi 6, but a 6GHz boost might make Wi-Fi 6e even better.
A mesh Wi-Fi router system is the perfect solution for better wireless coverage in large homes, especially if you have dead zones.
Here's a quick overview of modems and routers, how they work together to bring you wireless connectivity and why they're best kept separate.
Smart TVs often have pretty dumb security and can create big privacy risks. Here's how to reduce your exposure.
Cellphone plans are constantly changing. Make sure your carrier isn't offering something better than the plan you've held on to for years.
The FCC, courts, politicians and major tech companies are fighting over how you will access the Internet in the future. Here's what you need to know.
Pix2Pix is a creative application for artificial intelligence that can turn a crude line drawing into an oil painting. Here's how it works and how to try it yourself.
Jet.com is challenging Amazon and promises to make online shopping even cheaper. It's even starting to offer grocery deliveries. Here's how Jet.com works.
With the emergence of fake Instagram accounts, or "Finstagrams," teens are taking charge of social media by creating anonymous online personas.
AT&T's and Verizon's Sponsored Data offers let customers get certain content over 4G for free, but what does that mean for net neutrality?
A Web bot is an automated software program used to perform relatively simple and repetitive online tasks that would otherwise be too difficult or mundane for a human to continuously perform.
Hubs, switches and routers make computer networking, and the Internet, possible. Yet most of us don't know what they are, or how they work.
Virtual sandboxing allows technology users to test programs in a controlled environment without sullying the entire network.
What is Tor? How does it help your online privacy? Can the NSA spy on it? All your questions about The Onion Router, aka Tor, are answered in this FAQ.
Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol is responsible for keeping a lot of your online data secure, and the NSA has likely already cracked it.
Ranges are based on ideal outdoor conditions and using standard Lucent Technologies accessories. The distances referenced here are approximations and should be used for estimation purposes only.
Even though you have our general recommendations, you should still understand the features you're likely to find in your router, and what they do.